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Wed
28
Oct

Students raise $11,000 for Cancer victims

Students at the Arcadia Valley Career Technology Center finish silk-screening Pink Out T-Shirts for this year’s fundraiser.

Every year for the past four years, the students in the AV Career Techology Center clubs have banded together to mark “Pink Out Day” in a special way.
They sell specially designed T-shirts, printed by the students themselves, with the money raised to be donated to area Cancer victims.
This year the students sold a record 1,086 shirts for a donation total of $11,000.
 

 

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Wed
28
Oct

County to sell White Funeral Home building

White Funeral Home building

The Iron County Board of Commissioners has decided to sell the old White Funeral Home property or at least part of it.
Associate Commissioner Mark Yates made the motion to sell at the end of a regular meeting two weeks ago.  Both Associate Commissioner Dwayne Warncke and Presiding Commissioner Jim Scaggs also voted for the sale, however, the board deferred discussing the specifics of the sale until last Thursday’s meeting.
 

 

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Wed
28
Oct

County auction nets $24,000

Col. Dave Huff (aka the Iron County Assessor) was the auctioneer Saturday at a surplus equipment auction held at the county shed in Arcadia.

An auction to sell some surplus inventory was held by Iron County on Saturday at the county shed in Arcadia.
The total proceeds from the auction were $24,920.50.
However, $1,105 went to the City of Pilot Knob, which also brought some surplus inventory to sell.
The county’s total was $23,815.50.

 

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Wed
21
Oct

Freshman Briley Whited named 2015 Arcadia Valley Fall Festival Queen

Wed
21
Oct

Brick Autry spoke

Brick Autry spoke on “Southern Indians in the Civil War” in the September “Last Tuesday” presentation at Ironton’s Ozark Regional Library. The program is a continuation of free monthly programs on a variety of topics at the library. On Tuesday, October 27, the program will be “Make your own brooch,” hosted by Judy Schumacher. 
 
 
Wed
21
Oct

Two killed in head-on collision

Two local people died in a head-on collision last week in St. Francois County. Crystal L. Boyer, 33, of Ironton was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by St. Francois Coroner Jim Coplin. Donna J. Hampton, 50, of Doe Run died a short time after the accident at Parkland Health Center in Farmington. 
Wed
21
Oct

Fall Mountain Music Festival

A bright, crisp weekend was the perfect weather for the Arcadia Valley Fall Mountain Music Festival held Friday through Sunday on the Ironton Courthouse square. A record crowd enjoyed a lineup of Bluegrass bands, food, craft vendors and children’s games staged by the Iron County Extension.
 
Thu
01
Oct

MO Highlands expanding Pilot Knob clinic to include dental care

Missouri Highlands Health Care will be expanding its Pilot Knob facility to include a new state-of the-art dental clinic. The expansion is made possible through a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
 

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Thu
01
Oct

Grant funds new approach to math education at AVHS

A math teacher at Arcadia Valley High School has won a $500 grant from the Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation. Michele Spitzmiller competed for the grant with other educators in the organization’s Region 11, which includes the counties of Iron, Perry, Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Washington, Madison, Wayne, Shannon, Reynolds and Oregon.
 

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Thu
01
Oct

AVHS Queen candidates

Arcadia Valley High School Fall Festival Queen candidates have been selected by their fellow students. From left are Freshman Briley Whited (daughter of Tim and Kiley Whited), Sophomore Makayla Moise (daughter of Jason and Jill Moise), Junior Alexa Holder (daughter of Mike and Chris Holder) and Senior Carly Harbison (daughter of Rick and Dana Ward). The new Queen will be crowned during a ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 17.
 

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